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Thrush in the horse's hoof

Abscesses are the most common hoof problem according to a new survey. Research conducted over a month, ending 18 March, asked more than 600 horses owners about hoof injuries and their relationship with the farrier. Abscesses accounted for 47.92% of hoof issues, followed closely by cracks and splits (47.74%) and…

How safe is your vehicle? (Stock image)

To highlight NFU Mutual's Horsebox Safety Week (4-10 April) — designed to encourage owners to put their horses’ safety first while travelling and loading — take a look at these top tips for a smooth journey